Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The Egyptian or black bean, Dolichos Lablab, a native of India, widely cultivated, and naturalized in most warm countries.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) an East Indian name for several twining leguminous plants related to the bean, but commonly applied to the hyacinth bean (Dolichos Lablab).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any of several twining leguminous plants related to the bean, especially the hyacinth bean.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun one species: hyacinth bean

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Examples

  • Commonly called the lablab bug or globular stink bug, it's pea-sized and brownish with a wide posterior.

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  • Nourishing the Planet found that researchers, nongovernmental organizations and farmers are rediscovering traditional diets and improving the availability and cultural acceptance of nutritious indigenous vegetables -- like moringa and lablab.

    Danielle Nierenberg: The Nutritional and Economic Potential of Vegetables

  • Nourishing the Planet found that researchers, nongovernmental organizations and farmers are rediscovering traditional diets and improving the availability and cultural acceptance of nutritious indigenous vegetables -- like moringa and lablab.

    Danielle Nierenberg: The Nutritional and Economic Potential of Vegetables

  • Good crops to consider include clover, chicory, Austrian winter peas, brassicas such as rape, lablab, cow peas, wheat, and mixtures from wildlife seed companies.

    Ten Ways To Improve Your Land for Deer

  • Good crops to consider include clover, chicory, Austrian winter peas, brassicas such as rape, lablab, cow peas, wheat, and mixtures from wildlife seed companies.

    Your Own Deer Paradise

  • Good crops to consider include clover, chicory, Austrian winter peas, brassicas such as rape, lablab, cow peas, wheat, and mixtures from wildlife seed companies.

    Your Own Deer Paradise

  • Embu: njavi, njabi nzavi English: hyacinth bean, bonavist bean, lablab bean Giriama: mpupu Kamba: mbumbu, ngiima, nzavi

    Chapter 7

  • ECHO's seedbank began in 1981 with the top recommendations of tropical plant specialist Dr. Frank Martin-quail grass, amaranths, tropical pumpkins, lablab beans, tropical lettuce, and more.

    12: Seeds and germplasm

  • The best of such crops are legumes, including the vigorous velvet bean and lablab bean.

    1: Basics of agricultural development

  • We have plenty of lablab beans, pigeon peas and leucaena, including a variety that is hopefully less toxic because it is low in mimosine.

    28 additional technical notes about tropical agriculture

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  • Lablab purpureus.

    October 15, 2011